Women Vs Hollywood with Helen O'Hara

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#2 - Festivals

In this episode of Women Vs Hollywood, Helen O’Hara is joined by Clare Binns, Holly Tarquini, Sophie Monks Kaufman and Tricia Tuttle, to discuss the impact of festivals on women in the film industry. They’ll explore the ways that festivals have excluded women in the past, and the ways that women are fighting for better representation today. 


You can find our host, Helen O’Hara (she/her), on Twitter @HelenLOHara.

You can also find Helen on The Empire Film Podcast.


Comments? Questions? Talk about the show on your social media platform of choice using #WomenVsHollywood.


Our Guests This Week Were:


Tricia Tuttle (she/her): @TriciaTuttle on Twitter

Find out more about her work at https://www.bfi.org.uk/flare 


Holly Tarquini (she/her): @hollytarq on Twitter 

Find out more about her work at https://filmbath.org.uk/ 


Clare Binns (she/her): @ClareLBinns on Twitter

Find out more about her work at https://www.bifa.film/people/clare-binns/ 


Sophie Monks Kaufman (she/her): @sopharsogood on Twitter

Find out more about her work at https://www.sophiemonkskaufman.com/   


This week’s recommended films were:

The films of Joanna Hogg and Chloe Zhao, recommended by Tricia Tuttle

One Night in Miami (2020), directed by Regina King, recommended by Holly Tarquini

Proxima (2019), directed by Alice Winocour, recommended by Clare Binns


You can purchase Women vs Hollywood in the UK, here: https://uk.bookshop.org/books/women-vs-hollywood-the-fall-and-rise-of-women-in-film/ 


You can purchase the audiobook of Women vs Hollywood on Audible in the UK, here: https://www.audible.co.uk/pd/Women-vs-Hollywood-Audiobook/ 


You can purchase the audiobook of Women vs Hollywood on Audible in the US, here: https://www.audible.com/pd/Women-vs-Hollywood-Audiobook/ 


You can pre-order Women vs Hollywood in the US, here: http://bookshop.org/books/women-vs-hollywood-the-fall-and-rise-of-women-in-film/ 


Host: Helen O’Hara (she/her)

Producer: Maddy Searle (she/her)

Executive Producers: Kobi Omenaka (he/him) and Ella Watts (she/her)

Artwork: Steve Leard (he/him) 


Find out more about Stripped Media and our other shows on our website, here: https://stripped.media/our-podcasts/ 


Music: Jazz Apricot – Joey Pecoraro; Jazz Mango – Joey Pecoraro; Walk Through the Park – TrackTribe; On Hold For You by Kevin MacLeod - Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/6928-on-hold-for-you - License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license 

SFX: stefan021 via freesound.org 



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#8 - Franchises

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#7 - Pay Gap

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